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that cooperated with the journalist. jennifer griffin has reaction. >> reporter: the revelations reportedly came from classified documents about classified operations along the afghan-pakistan border. 3,000-strong c.i.a. run afghan paramilitary force, not all that different from the afghan commando unit that nato is training for special forces operation inside afghanistan. paramilitary revealed by the "washington post" journalist and author bob woodward operates from pakistan into afghanistan. that could put service members and the allies at risk, but yet there hasn't been the outrage from the pentagon that occurred after wikileaks published pages of classified documents, some of which mentioned similar c.i.a. operations. >> the truth is they might already have on their hands blood of some young soldier or that of an afghan family. >> the white house and pentagon are viewing this publication by a washington insider differently. >> how is it different from the wikileaks publication? >> i can't say because i haven't read the book. >> reporter: adding -- >> the administration between this administr
of the picture painted by a new book by journalist bob woodward. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has experts and reaction from the administration. >> reporter: the new book is as much about the national security team and jern as it is about afghanistan. in it, he reportedly suggests even though he signed off on a 30,000 troop surge, his calculations about how long they stay is based on politics. telling his defense secretary robert gates and secretary of state hillary clinton, "i'm not doing ten years. i'm not doing long-term nation building. i'm not spending a trillion dollars. i have two years with the public on this. i want an exit strategy. i can't leave the whole democratic party. some of the quotes from his national security team are as incendiary as alleged quotes in "rolling stone" magazine that got mcchrystal fired. the top commander in afghanistan, david petraeus reportedly describes axelrod as a complete spin doctor. national security advisor jim jones reportedly calls president obama political aides alternative the water bugs, the mafia or the campaign set. top member
conflicts sells. jennifer griffin live at the white house today. secretary gates insists that white house relations are better than he's ever experienced. >> that's what he says. and he has served under four presidents. >> the relationship among senior officials in this administration is as harmonious as any i've experienced in my time in government. >> that's not saying much, shep, because in this book, the national security advisor refers to the president's aides as water bugs. >> jennifer, some of these new revelations in woodward's book come from classified information. it's my understanding, but the pentagon's reaction to those is really a lot different from the way it responded to other recent links of classified documents. >> well, remember how they responded to the wikileaks leaks, that was classified information. listen to admiral mullin. >> the truth is they might already have on their hands the blood of some young soldier or that of an afghan family. >> the battlefield consequences of the release of these documents are potentially severe and dangerous for our troops, our al
and killing jennifer pettitte and giving a very bizarre explanation for doing what he did. also, jurors were introduced to some very graphic cell phone pictures taken of joshua sarjasky sexually assaulting 11-year-old makaila, also the chief medical examiner took the stand and told exactly how the young girls died. >> the testimony was graphic, buglio tpheufplt had interrogated hayes moments after his arrest and he was telling the detectives he raped pettitte after jakkowski sexually molested is is-year-old makila. add to go the heart break, cell phone pictures taken by saljetski of what he did with the young daughter, he painted a picture of criminals desperate for money, of a robbery that went horrifically wrong. the medical examiner testified about the final moments of makaila, saying soot was found in the house, which was set on fire. both bodies were burned but the doctor couldn't say whether the burns occurred while the girls were alive. dr. pettitte briefly spoke with the media outside a courthouse. >> it was another tough and painful day for the pettitte family and i think everybody
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